Trends Report

The State Of Security Services 2016

On-Demand Expertise And Agility Drive Continued Service Growth

August 4th, 2016
With contributors:
Christopher McClean , Claire O'Malley , Peggy Dostie


Security leaders continue to get a larger share of the technology budget and a larger share of attention from the board of directors. As these security leaders allocate budget to categories and capabilities, simple decisions such as whether to use in-house or outsourced services are shallow and not indicative of all that they need to consider. This report quantifies the long-term benefits achieved when using security services rather than building internal capabilities, with data cut by verticals and regions to explain to CISOs the top trends and considerations they should keep in mind when building their security strategies.

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